Scientific Name
Chromis chrysura  
Chromis chrysura短身光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bliss, 1883) Depth 6 - 45M
Chinese 短身光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長棘光鰓魚 
Max Length 14 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、黑婆(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Mauritius 
Synonyms Chromis chrysurus, Chromis isharae, Dascyllus isharae, Heliastes chrysurus, Lepicephalochromis westalli, Siphonochromis lepidostethicus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Bliss, R. 1883 Moyer, J.T. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055697. ASIZP0057608. ASIZP0058575. ASIZP0063500. ASIZP0069961. ASIZP0069963. ASIZP0802581. ASIZP0804094. ASIZP0804095. ASIZP0805879. ASIZP0914094. ASIZP0914095. ASIZP0915879. BPBMI22697. FRIP21424. FRIP22074. NMMBP02227. NMMSTP00476. NTUM03001.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Stout chromis; Stout-body chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 10-14; pectoral rays 18-19; lateral-line scales 17-19; body depth 1.6-1.8 in standard length. 2 spinous procurrent rays on upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Overall dark brown or grey, the centres of scales darker, the caudal peduncle and fin abruptly white.
habitats Inhabits outer coral or rocky reefs at depth 30m or more; usually forms large aggregations in shallow waters e.g. in lagoons; feeding well above the bottom on zooplankton. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, including three isolated populations: 1) southern Japan, Ryukyu Islands, and Taiwan; 2) Coral Sea including New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and eastern Australia; 3) Mauritius and Réunion in the western Indian Ocean 
Utility No commercial value.